The Third City: Maeve Brennan’s imaginative home

Essay Issue 20, Volume 2: Winter 2011 (The New York Issue)

Mary Morrissy

Mary Morrissy is a novelist and short story writer. Her books include the collection of stories, My Lazy Eye, and the novel, The Pretender. She works as a journalist and a teacher of creative writing. Her novel, The Rising of Bella Casey, about the sister of Irish playwright Sean O’Casey is due soon. She is currently Writer-in-Residence at University College Dublin.